"She visited various parts of the world to suggest that artificial poppies should be made and sold to help ex servicemen and their dependents in need.
"The wearing of a poppy appeared to her to be the way to keep faith," stated the article.
The verses were sent anonymously to Punch magazine and published under the title In Flanders' Fields.
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The perennial flower's tradition was also picked up by French Secretary Madame Guerin.
an Armistice was declared. on Nov. 11th, the last shot of the war was fired.
"She told them about the two poems, and announced that she was going to buy 25 red poppies with the money. It is claimed, probably rightly, that this was the first group selling of poppies."
"The Flanders Poppy was first described as the 'Flower of Remembrance' by Colonel John McCrae who, before the First World War, was a well known Professor of Medicine at McGill University in Montreal," explains an article on the Royal British Legion's website. "He had previously served as a gunner in the South African Under Armour Curry 3 Colorways War, and at the outbreak of the First World War decided to join the fighting ranks. However, the powers that be decided that his abilities could be used to better advantage, and so he landed in France as a Medical Officer with the first Canadian Army contingent."
"In Flanders' fields the poppies blow/Between the crosses, row on row." he penned.
Meanwhile an American known as Miss Moina Michael picked up McCrae's poem and was greatly impressed, particularly by the last verse.
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of Ypres in 1915, when in charge of a small first aid post and during a lull in the action, McCrae wrote in pencil on a page from his dispatch book verses we all know so well.
"In May 1918, Colonel McCrae was brought as a stretcher case to one of the big hospitals on the channel coast of France," states the article. "On the third evening he was wheeled to the balcony of his room to look over the sea towards the cliffs of Dover. The verses were obviously in his mind, for he told the doctor who was in charge of his case: 'Tell them this, If ye break faith with us who die, we shall not sleep.'"
(And) as a result the first ever Poppy Day was held in Britain on (Nov. 11) 1921. The poppies were obtained from a French organization, which used it profits to help children in the War devastated areas."
Only two days before the Armistice was signed, Michael presented with a small gift of money by some of the overseas War Secretaries of the YMCA for whom she worked, and whose conference was being held at her house.
That very same night McCrae died.
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